Technologies of the Gothic in Literature and Culture: Technogothics

Technologies of the Gothic in Literature and Culture: Technogothics

by Justin D. Edwards (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138797192
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Justin D. Edwards is Professor of English at the University of Surrey. He has taught at the universities of Wales, Copenhagen, Montreal and Quebec. Among his books are Gothic Passages: Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic (2003), Gothic Canada: Reading the Spectre of a National Literature (2005), Grotesque (with Rune Graulund, 2013), as well as coeditor (with Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet) of Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture: Pop Goth (2012).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Technogothics Justin D. Edwards 1. Technospectrality: Essay on Uncannimedia Fred Botting 2. Gothic Fiction and the Evolution of Media Technology Joseph Crawford 3. Eerie Technologies and Gothic Acoustemology Justin D. Edwards 4. Sonic Media And Spectral Loops Charlie Blake and Isabella van Elferen 5. Braaiinnsss!: Zombie-Technology, Play and Sound Kelly Gardner 6. Biomedical Horror: The New Death and the New Undead Roger Luckhurst 7. Recalcitrant Tissue: Cadaveric Organ Transplant and the Struggle for Narrative Control Sara Wasson 8. George Best’s Dead Livers: Transplanting the Gothic into Biotechnology and Medicine Barry Murnane 9. Nanodead: The Technologies of Death in Ian McDonald’s Necroville Rune Graulund 10. Staging the Extraordinary Body: Masquerading Disability in Patrick McGrath’s Martha Peake Alan Gregory 11. Text as Gothic Murder Machine: The Cannibalism of Sawney Bean and Sweeney Todd Maisha Wester 12. Neoliberal Adventures in Neo-Victorian Biopolitics: Mark Hodder’s Burton and Swinburn Novels Linnie Blake 13. Language Will Eat Your Brain Peter Schwenger

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